HIV/AIDS AWARENESS in ETHIOPIA: Approaches to Prevention
, print media
, prevention education
, street theater
, coffee ceremonies
, funeral gatherings
, respect, compassion
, Alebachew Teka
, SEEDS of HOPE
Run time 27:00Producer Dorothy Fadiman, Matthew LuottoProduction Company Concentric MediaSponsor The Peninsula Community Foundation and more than 50 individualsAudio/Visual sound, colorContact Information Concentric Media
This film follows Ethiopians who are working to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS through education. Modes of communication, such as radio, television, and print media, provide basic information about becoming infected with the virus. Prevention education also comes alive in other settings, including street theater, coffee ceremonies, and funeral gatherings. This film explores the work of Ethiopians committed to controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, while promoting respect and compassion for those living with the virus.
All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast this film and any of Dorothy Fadiman's other films
Director: Dorothy Fadiman
Producers: Amy Hill, Dorothy Fadiman, Matthew Luotto, Shenaz Zack
Camera: Matthew Luotto, Henock Hailu, Cotton Coulson
Editors: Amy Hill, Matthew Luotto, Shenaz Zack
Still Images: Sisse Brimberg
Music: Aster Awake
Outreach: Maribea Berry, Johanna Gereke
Principal advisor: Dr. Agonafer Tekalegne
Third film in series: "SEEDS of HOPE: Meeting the Challenges of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia"
English language version
November 27, 2012
Innovative Ways to Control HIV/AIDS in Eithiopia
This is a powerful film highlighting the innovative ways Ethiopians are controlling the spread of HIV/AIDs, Information is key, and they are using Radio/TV/Print Media, as well as street theater, coffee ceremonies, and even funeral settings! Brilliant!
May 30, 2010
What an education!!
If you want to learn about this terrible problem in Ethiopa, watch this film!